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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is there a cure for synovitis in hands ?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
First U need Dx.: There r many causes of synovitis, @ ur age u should c a rheumatologist. If it is due 2 over use, activity modification will help. After u get a dx, there are treatments available. Main thing is 2 r/o RA as the treatment 4 RA r different from other causes of synovitis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: It depends on the cause of the inflammation. Many causes such as rheumatoid arthritis can be controlled but not cured.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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